Rugby is a brutal sport on the field, but its warm-up showdowns can apparently be just as intense. When the New Zealand All Blacks took the field at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday for their Rugby World Cup
“We need to take back control,” a bluff politician tells the audience at a mocked-up television debate, in a dose of all-too-familiar rhetoric. But the most bitingly current play at this year’s Dublin
Move over, bourbon and scotch: Irish whiskey is gaining popularity and the trend shows no signs of slowing. In 2017, Ireland exported 9.7 million cases globally, an 11% increase over the previous year.
None of my fiction is set in the place where I grew up, at least not recognisably. My first novel was set in a mythologised England, my next in Victorian London. I used to wonder about this. Had my birthplace
While many people may consider Paris the City of Love, perhaps a visit to Lisdoonvarna, a tiny, rural town in County Clare, Ireland, will change their minds. Every fall, the quaint, little town is home